Summer 2018 – Week 12/13 Finales

Encouragement of Climb - Two good friends
And so, the season ends…  The fall picture from Yama no Susume is appropriate, as it’s both Fall (seasonally) and the Fall anime season is underway.  (I think I’ve featured Yama no Susume as the head screenshot more than any other this season…  but my love for the show is no secret.)

Anyhow, all the finale episodes are now in the can.  Hit the jump and let’s chat about how they went!
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Summer 2018 – Week 11

Encouragement of Climb - Friends.
Busy, busy week at shows set up for the final arcs and penultimate episodes!  Hinata and Aoi reconcile, Harakuna gets amped up, and Hanebado is…  well, once again Hanebado.

All that and more after the jump!
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Summer 2018 – Week 10

Yama no Sususme - Hinata, Episode 11
Tons of feels and big moments this week…  Harakuna squares off against Eclair.  Historia puts her foot down.  Hinata…  Oh, Hinata – why?

All this and more after the jump!
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Summer 2018 – Quick Notes – Week 8/9

Hanebado - Nagisa
The last of the semi-hiatus posts, back next week with a full post!  Hit the jump and let’s see my thoughts over the last two weeks!
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Summer 2018 – Midseason Thoughts, Weeks 6-7

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Catching up on the last two weeks and giving the thumbs up (or down) on shows as we cruise through the mid point of the season!  Hit the jump, and let’s dive right in shall we?
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Looking back – Summer 2014

Just for fun, each season I’m going to look back four years to see what I was watching back then and talk about what I thought of it then and now.  Since its Summer 2018, that means it’s time to look at Summer 2014 and cringe (or not) at what I watching back in my larval days.

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Hit the jump and let’s travel back in time to Summer 2014!

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Summer 2018 – Week 5

Aoi and Hinata enjoying the scenery and mountain coffee.
Yama no Susume returns to its roots this week, all that and more after the jump!

(And jeez, I really have to get better at building hype and expectation don’t I?)
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Summer 2018 – Week 4

A quick look at a few of this week’s shows and my first tentative steps into a new style and finding my own voice. Hit the jump and let’s dive right in!
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Summer 2018 – Week 3

Traditionally, the third week of the season (the third episode), is a time of great change…  It’s also when a lot of folks make the call to keep or drop a series.  Hit the jump and let’s see if I drop any!

Ayano reflects on joining the team

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Summer 2018 – Week 2

Two more premieres down, one to go!  Some good episodes this week, some not so good.  I was particularly disappointed by Hanebado…  Anyhow, hit the jump and let’s get to it!
All Might explains how to be a teacher - My Hero Academia

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